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Latin American Studies Seminar: LAS 4097 / HIST 4696

Indigenous Peoples of Latin America

Topical Digital Primary Source Collections

Broadly Focused Digital Primary Source Collections on Latin American History

Find Printed Primary Sources at Temple

  • Use Library Search and enter keywords on your research topic.
  • Look for records in which the Subject includes the words Sources, Personal Narratives, Correspondence, or Diaries as a subheading. When you see these subheadings it means that you have found the record for a primary source located in the physical or online library.
  • You can also try using the terms Sources, Personal Narratives, Correspondence, or Diaries in Library Search along with your keywords. You can find these terms under Genre when filtering your search results.
  • An example subject heading for primary sources on the Mexican Revolution is: Mexico -- History -- Revolution, 1910-1920 -- Sources
  • Try the subject links in the records for any useful items you find. These will take you to additional primary sources on the same topic.